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VR Class Sep 21-Sep 25,2020

Date: Monday, September 21, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020
Venue: Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake  Houston, TX United States  Get Directions
Tuition: $1,700.00
Seats Available: 35

The Pressure Relief Valve Repair Seminar is geared toward inspectors, quality control personnel, and supervisors, and covers the inspection, assembly, and repair of pressure relief valves. Also reviewed during this training is the National Board VR Accreditation Program as well as the T/O mark for the inservice testing of pressure relief valves.

Students gain practical knowledge on preparing quality control programs, repair and alteration rules, qualifications and use of standard welding procedures, basic codes of construction, and compliance with jurisdictional requirements.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this Seminar, students will be able to:
  • Describe the National Board "VR" Certification Program
  • Define NBIC, ASME, and PTC 25 requirements
  • Describe installation and operation of pressure relief valves
  • Recognize and differentiate between pilot-operated and spring loaded pressure relief valves
  • Calculate nameplate capacities and evaluate device certifications
  • Describe hands-on repair
  • Describe assembly and disassembly of pressure relief valves
  • Perform critical inspections
  • Evaluate lapping and grinding methods
  • Evaluate setting, testing, and sealing processes
  • Evaluate welding and NDE methods
  • Assess training and qualification of personnel
  • Understand Quality Control Systems
Related Document:  Seminar AgendaOff-Site Agenda

Seminar Pre-Work

Completing the National Board's Basic Mathematics: Operations and Formulas online training seminar is suggested -- but not required -- prior to attending this classroom training.

Seminar Reference Materials

Each student is required to bring a scientific calculator with square root function.

Criteria for Successful Completion

As a minimum, for a Certificate of Successful Completion with IACET CEUs to be issued, students must:
  • actively participate in classroom assignments,
  • have a minimum attendance of 90%, and
  • achieve a 70% or higher on the final examination.
For students not meeting the above criteria, a Certificate of Participation will be issued.